US independent hotels thriving in secondary markets with strong YoY growth in demand and ADR, but branded properties still dominate

For the third consecutive year, Expedia Group data shows that independent hotels in the United States of America (USA) are continuing to experience demand growth…..

airBaltic to consider new bases in Western Europe after completing expansion in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania

airBaltic is looking at opening new bases outside the Baltics region after completing its planned expansion in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. The airline has nearly…..

American Express Global Business Travel launches ‘Business Travel Made for You’ offering for Australia

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has rolled-out its ‘Business Travel Made for You’ solution in Australia, designed to help companies to quickly and easily…..

Marriott International and Emirates Airline relaunch ‘bigger, better and bolder’ Your World Rewards partnership

Marriott International and Emirates Airline have announced the relaunch of the ‘Your World Rewards’ loyalty programme, a partnership between Marriott Bonvoy and Emirates Skywards. The…..

Is it really just science fiction? Millennials are ready to embrace autonomous air travel

There is a clear generational divide when it comes to the subject of autonomous air travel. The older you get the more entrenched the idea…..

Check in! – latest hotel highlights from across EMEA

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of some of the latest hotel news from across Europe, Middle East and Africa. New Aloft Madrid…..

Check in! – hotel highlights across South Pac

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of the latest key hotel news from across the South Pacific. Pacific Island Air GM: Fiji experiencing…..

Video of the week – LCCs in North Asia: industry perspectives

LCCs have been rarely out of the news over the past 20 years as they disrupted market after market. And ever since, full service airlines…..

ANA reveals ‘THE Suite’ and ‘THE Room’ which will be deployed on a dozen of its 777-300ERs from Aug-2019

Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) will debut a new first and business class offering across a dozen of its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from the…..

BCD Travel signs up to the Qantas Channel and access to a wider range of fares and content

BCD Travel has signed an agreement with Qantas Airways to participate in its Qantas Channel which officially comes into place from 01-Aug-2019 as part of…..

Inside Travel: Understanding the latest technology and industry trend insights

Find it hard to keep track with all the latest insights into business trends, new products and technology advancements in the travel sector? The Blue Swan…..